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Surah Mursalat Ayat 46 in Arabic Text

كُلُوا۟ وَتَمَتَّعُوا۟ قَلِيلًا إِنَّكُم مُّجْرِمُونَ
Kuloo wa tamatta’oo qaleelan innakum mujrimoon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 46

Sahih International
[O disbelievers], eat and enjoy yourselves a little; indeed, you are criminals.

Yusuf Ali
(O ye unjust!) Eat ye and enjoy yourselves (but) a little while, for that ye are Sinners.

Abul Ala Maududi
Eat and enjoy yourselves for a while. Surely you are evil-doers.

Muhsin Khan
(O you disbelievers)! Eat and enjoy yourselves (in this worldly life) for a little while. Verily, you are the Mujrimun (polytheists, disbelievers, sinners, criminals, etc.).

Pickthall
Eat and take your ease (on earth) a little. Lo! ye are guilty.

Dr. Ghali
“Eat and enjoy (your life) a little: surely you are criminals”.

Abdel Haleem
[You may] eat and enjoy yourselves for a short while, evildoers that you are.

Quran verse 46 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Mursalat ayat 46, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(77:46) Eat[24] and enjoy yourselves for a while.[25] Surely you are evil-doers.


24. In conclusion, these words are being addressed not only to the disbelievers of Makkah but to all disbelievers of the world.

25. For a while: In their brief life of the world.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Mursalat verse 46 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Mursalat ayat 41 which provides the complete commentary from verse 41 through 50.

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